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Jazeera Suwani, an entrepreneur creating artisan chocolates for those with dietary challenges in Kenya

For the many people who long for the wonderful taste of chocolate but their dietary regimes mean it is not an option, Kenyan entrepreneur Jazeera Suwani, founder of Say it with Chocolate, has the answer. She has created a business making fabulous handmade chocolates that specifically cater for those who are lactose intolerant or vegan. 

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At Say it with Chocolate, we make artisan chocolate catering to lactose intolerant and vegan clientele.

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Kenya: County Drills Boreholes to Address City Water Shortage

Nairobi County has started drilling of 40 boreholes meant to address the ongoing water shortage as a temporary emergency measure. The boreholes which are expected to be completed by the end of the month will cost Sh200 million. The project comes at a time when the city is experiencing inconsistent water rationing following a drop of water levels in Ndakaini dam.

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Founders of Kenyan on-demand laundry service talk business and lessons learned

Janet Otieno and Femi Odunuga, two of the co-founders of Kenyan on-demand laundry and home cleaning service Kisafi, say one of the biggest lessons they’ve learned running a start-up is the importance of being fully present and involved in their business. They discovered this the hard way. During their fifth month of operations, the Nairobi-based founders travelled to Kampala to try and expand the business to Uganda. However, their timing couldn’t have been worse. “Volumes spiked that weekend. I don’t know how these things happen. Volumes spiked. Things were being mixed up. People were actually missing their laundry. Stuff was not delivered. There was no water. Everything that can go wrong, went wrong. Everything just fell apart,” says Otieno

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Kenya, Somalia Open a New Charter of Cooperation

Kenya and Somalia Thursday opened a new charter of cooperation by announcing plans to open two border posts and a re-launch of direct flights between Nairobi and Mogadishu. President Uhuru Kenyatta said Kenya and Somalia have agreed to revitalise their engagement in all areas of mutual interests within the context of a reactivated joint commission of cooperation. "In particular, we agreed to take the following actions: Within the shortest possible time, open two border posts in Dobley-Liboi, and Mandera-Bulahawa. And to facilitate the movement of people, goods and services," President Kenyatta said.

"Directed the security teams from both countries to meet immediately and agree on modalities of re-launching direct flights between Nairobi and Mogadishu within two weeks. President Kenyatta was addressing the press after leading his delegation in bilateral talks with Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed and his delegation at State House, Nairobi. Deputy President William Ruto, Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretaries Amina Mohamed, Joseph Nkaissery, Raychelle Omamo, James Macharia, Cleopa Mailu, Willy Bett, Mwangi Kiunjuri and Dan Kazungu attended the bilateral talks.

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